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Who won Prograis vs Zorrilla?
Regis Prograis beat Danielito Zorrilla by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th June 2023 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 113-114, 118-109 in favor of winner Regis Prograis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
This contest was for the WBC super lightweight championship of the world.
The undercard featured the clash of Giyasov vs Calderon.
Prograis vs Zorrilla stats
Back in June 2023, Regis Prograis stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Danielito Zorrilla made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Regis Prograis was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Zorrilla had a height advantage of 1 inch over Prograis. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Regis Prograis fought out of the southpaw stance, while Danielito Zorrilla was an orthodox fighter.
Prograis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Zorrilla, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 148 to Zorrilla's 69.
Prograis vs Zorrilla form
Regis Prograis had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jose Zepeda on 26th November 2022 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tyrone McKenna on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ivan Redkach on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States.
Before that, he had won against Juan Heraldez on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas.
He had been beaten by Josh Taylor on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Prograis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Zorrilla's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.7 rounds on average.
What time did Prograis vs Zorrilla start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Prograis vs Zorrilla?
Regis Prograis was a 1/14 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Danielito Zorrilla made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Regis Prograis - KO||61.11%|
|Regis Prograis - Decision||22.22%|
|Danielito Zorrilla - KO||11.11%|
|Danielito Zorrilla - Decision||5.56%|
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